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Earth Day 2022 "Generations of Environmental Justice"

12:00 AM - 7:00 AM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

A student led ALL-NIGHT Earth Day event Generations of Environmental Justice is an all-night Earth Day “teach-out” hosting a variety of...

multi-day

Earth Day 2022 "Generations of Environmental Justice"

5:00 PM - 11:45 PM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

A student led ALL-NIGHT Earth Day event Generations of Environmental Justice is an all-night Earth Day “teach-out” hosting a variety of...

multi-day

All Plant Biology and Conservation Events Cancelled

All day, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Northwestern University has issued new policies on events to help limit any possible spread of COVID-19. We will be canceling...

Jul
27
2022

MS Defense for PBC Student Ry'yan Clark

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

The student Ry'yan Clark will be presenting a master's research defense on: "Mature White Oak Soil Moisture and Water Redistribution Patterns:...

Jun
22
2022

MS Defense for PBC Student Jeremy Foster

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

The student Jeremy Foster will present his master's research defense on: "THE SEX LIFE OF BRIGHAMIA INSIGNIS (CAMPANULACEAE): SAVING A SPECIES...

Jun
8
2022

MS Defense for PBC Student Alexis Balog

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

The student Alexis Balog will present a master's research thesis defense on: "Solidago Altissima Management in Old Fields/Tallgrass Prairies of the...

May
17
2022

TBD

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

MS Defense for PBC Student    "TBD"  This event will be hosted remotely. If you are interested to join us, please contact plantbiology@northwestern.edu...

May
13
2022

PBC Seminar Invited Speaker: (TBD)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Title: TBD Speaker: TBD This may be a remote or hybrid event. Stay tuned. If you are interested in joining remotely, please...

May
9
2022

MS Defense for PBC Student Logan Novak

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

MS Defense for PBC Student Logan Novak Title: "Soil Feedbacks and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Linaria Vulgaris Invasion" This event will be...

Apr
29
2022

PBC Seminar PhD Student Speakers Nora Gavin-Smyth and Rory Schiafo

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Titles: Speakers: Nora Gavin-Smyth, PhD Candidate; "Diversity and evolution of Eastern Arc Impatiens"   Rory Schiafo, PhD student "Understanding Patterns of Plant Diversity and Community...

Apr
28
2022

MS Defense for PBC Student Daniel Sandacz

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

The student Daniel Sandacz will present his master's research defense on: "The impact of invasive plant removal on Cirsium pitcheri and...

Apr
15
2022

PBC Seminar PhD Student Speakers: Justin Bain and Rafael Urbina Casanova

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Speakers: Rafael Urbina Casanova, Ph.D. Candidate;  "Adding Genetics Perspective to Plant Conservation",   Justin Bain, Ph.D. Candidate "How the Floral Nutrient Landscape Influences Plant-Pollinator Interactions"      This...

Apr
8
2022

PBC Seminar PhD Student Speakers

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Speakers: Elsa Godtfredsen, Ph.D. Student; "Earlier Snowmelt, Earlier Flowering, and Increased Drought: New Realities of Subalpine Plant Reproduction under Climate Change"  Jackie Fitzgerald,...

Apr
1
2022

PBC Seminar Invited Speaker: Professor Pedro Antunes. Algoma University, Canada

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Title: The Functional Ecology of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Speaker: Pedro Antunes. Professor and Canada Research Chair. Algoma University, Canada https://pantunes4.wixsite.com/plantsoilecologylab https://twitter.com/1pantunes?lang=en   If you are...

Feb
23
2022

MS Defense for Elena Loke

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Elena Loki will present her master's research defense on: Incorporating Phased Alleles to Reconstruct a Recent and Rapid Radiation in Schiedea...

Feb
4
2022

PBC Seminar PhD Student Speaker: Haley Carter

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Title: Finding Floral Scent in the Genome: Linalool Production in Oenothera harringtonii (Onagraceae) As a Case Study For Floral Volatile Evolution Speaker:...

Dec
3
2021

PBC Seminar: CBG Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations from the Natural Areas team at Chicago Botanic Garden: Jim Jabcon Matt Evans Joan O'Shaghnessey Peter Nagle Valerie Cichy This will be hosted on zoom....

Nov
19
2021

PBC Seminar: CBG Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Learn about a range of programs at the Chicago Botanic Garden Emma Oschrin - Budburst Dave Sollenberger - Seedbank Chris Woolridge - Conservation...

Nov
17
2021

MS Defense for Maya Bickner

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Maya will present her master's research defense on: Enigmatic Gymnospermous Seeds from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia and Inner Mongolia, China,...

Nov
5
2021

PBC Seminar: CBG Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Eliza Fournier, Windy City Harvest Jacob Zeldin, Ecology Research Hilary Noble, Undergraduate Training Programs Chris Woolridge, Conservation Land Management Internship Progra

Oct
29
2021

MS Thesis Defense: Lindsey Gohd

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join PBC as MS thesis student, Lindsey Gohd, presents their thesis research to our community!

Oct
22
2021

PBC Seminar: Faculty Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Sophie Taddeo Paul CaraDonna Norm Wickett Pat Herendeen

Oct
21
2021

Graduate Programs in Environmental Studies

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

Join the EPC program as we hear from Tracie Thomas, Director of Career Development, at Northwestern Career Advancement. She will...

Oct
15
2021

PBC Seminar: Faculty Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Kay Havens Louise Egerton-Warburton Krissa Skogen Stuart Wagenius  

Oct
13
2021

Seedlings Green Careers Event

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

On Wednesday October 13, join three top speakers from the media, NGO and startup worlds to learn about their career...

Oct
8
2021

PBC Seminar: Faculty Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Bekcy Barak Amy ILer Nyree Zerega

Oct
1
2021

PBC Seminar: Faculty Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Jeremie Fant Andrea Kramer Greg Mueller

May
28
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Wilnelia Recart Gonzalez

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

"Pollination in the face of novel species interactions and climate change" Wilnelia is a Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Faculty at the...

May
18
2021

Virtual Talk: Dina Gilio-Whitaker

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

On Tuesday, May 18, 3PM, Dina Gilio-Whitaker will speak on the topic, "Indigenizing and Decolonizing Environmental Justice". Through the unique lens...

May
14
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Sue Pierre

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Critical Ecology: Defining Sociobiophysical Drivers of Ecological Change

Apr
16
2021

Guest speaker seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Gerardo Arceo-Gomez from East Tennessee State University’s Department of Biological Sciences.

Apr
8
2021

MS Thesis defense: Kristen Manion

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join PBC as MS student Kristen Manion presents her thesis research to her committee!

Mar
5
2021

MS Thesis defense: Sam Danguilan

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Sam Danguilan presents her MS thesis research to her committee!

Feb
26
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Danielle Ignace

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join the PBC community for a guest speaker seminar presented by Dr. Danielle Ignace of Smith College.

Feb
19
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Kristine Schad Eebes, M.S.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us this Friday for a guest speaker seminar presented by Kristine Schad Eebes from the Lincoln Park Zoo. Kristine...

Feb
12
2021

PBC Seminar: CBG Mentors Group

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

The CBG mentors group will be sharing tips for sharing science with a younger audience.

Feb
5
2021

Friends of CBG speed talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

This week's talk will be presented by: Claire Ellwanger and Anna Braum

Jan
29
2021

CBG Post-doc Speaker Seminar: Dr. Jared Beck

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join the PBC program for a seminar presented by CBG post-doc Jared Beck. Title: “Environmental factors shaping plant distributions and...

Dec
11
2020

PBC Seminar Series: Friends of CBG

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join PBC this week for guest speakers from the Audubon Society and the Chicago Park District.

Dec
4
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of ecologists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Nov
20
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Come learn about three exciting programs at the Garden: Windy City Harvest, Conservation Land Management, and the Research Experience for...

Nov
19
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Lucas Chamberlain

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Lucas Chamberlain presents his thesis research to the PBC community! Quantifying soil carbon sequestration following...

Nov
17
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Diana Jerome

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us for the MS Thesis presentation of PBC student Diana Jerome! The effect of early snowmelt and warming on...

Nov
16
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Matt Evans

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us for the MS Thesis presentation of PBC student Matt Evans! An Assessment of Vernal Pool Soil Seed Banks...

Nov
16
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Andrea Gruver

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Andrea Gruver presents her MS thesis research to the PBC community.

Nov
12
2020

A Virtual Lecture on Movement(s) Toward Degrowth

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

Professor Susan Paulson of the Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, will be giving a lecture where she...

Nov
6
2020

Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Cristina Eisenberg

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PBC is pleased to welcome Dr. Cristina Eisenberg to present their research to the community. https://www.cristinaeisenberg.com/ Seeds of Success: Fort Belknap Indian...

Oct
30
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Oct
30
2020

Virtual Workshop: Exploring Graduate School

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

On October 30 at 10:00 AM, the EPC program with Interim Director, Melissa Rosenzweig will host a virtual workshop led...

Oct
23
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Oct
16
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Oct
9
2020

PBC PhD Seminar: Nora Gavin-Smyth

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn about the exciting work of Plant Biology and Conservation graduate students. This week Nora Gavin-Smyth will...

Oct
2
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Jun
19
2020

Zoom: Guest Speaker Seminar, Dr. Rosa Scherson

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Rosa Scherson, PhD, will present their research to the PBC community. This is a virtual seminar. The link and password...

Jun
12
2020

Zoom: Guest Speaker Seminar, Dr. Joan Dudney

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

  Measuring the unpredictable: climate change impacts on infectious tree disease    Climate change is predicted to shift the distribution and severity of...

May
8
2020

Zoom: Guest Speaker Seminar, Jennifer Pett-Ridge

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Jennifer Pett-Ridge from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will present their research to the PBC community.  

Jan
31
2020

PBC Postdoc Seminar: Marcello De Vitis

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Postdoc Marcello De Vitis will present their research to the PBC community.

Jan
23
2020

Careers for EPC Minors Workshop

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

Interested in a career that addresses environmental issues but don't know where to start?  Come to this informational workshop led...

Jan
22
2020

Careers for EPC Minors Workshop

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

Interested in a career that addresses environmental issues but don't know where to start?  Come to this informational workshop led...

Jan
17
2020

PBC Postdoc Seminar: Angela McDonnell

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Postdoc Angela McDonnell will present their research to the PBC community.

Jan
10
2020

Guest Speaker Seminar, Julian Resasco

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Julian Resasco, PhD, from Colorado University Boulder will present their research to the PBC community.

Dec
6
2019

PBC Postdoc Seminar: Fabiany Hererra

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Postdoc Fabiany Hererra will present their research to the PBC community.

Nov
22
2019

PBC Postdoc Seminar: Kelly Matsunaga

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Postdoc Kelly Matsunaga will present their research to the PBC community.

Nov
15
2019

MS Thesis Presentation: Drake Mullett

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us as we celebrate the completed MS Thesis of PBC's own Drake Mullett!

Nov
8
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar, Christine Edwards

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Christine Edwards, PhD, from the Missouri Botanic Garden will present their research to the PBC community. Understanding the relationshpi...

Nov
7
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar, Jacob Heiling

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Jacob Heiling, PhD, from Florida State University will present their research to the PBC community. Flowers as strategies: understanding...

Nov
1
2019

Fall Faculty Seminar for New Students

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Today's presenters are: 10:00 am Greg Mueller 10:20 am Stuart Wagenius 10:40 am Norm Wickett 11:00 am Pati Vitt - Lake Forest Openlands Opportunities 11:20...

Oct
29
2019

EPICS Industry Connect | Film & Television

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Calling all SoC students interested in television and film careers.    The Northwestern community stretches far and wide. With EPICS’ Industry Connect...

Oct
25
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar, Ellen Damschen

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Ellen Damschen, PhD, from University of Wisconsin Madison will present a seminar, "How global change impacts and conservation...

Oct
22
2019

Fall Quarter Social

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Environmental Sciences, Engineering and Policy

Don't know other enviro majors? Gather in community with free dinner from Pita Inn on Tuesday, October 22nd. Bring yourself...

Oct
18
2019

Fall Faculty Seminar for New Students

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Today's presenters are: 10:00 am Kay Havens-Young 10:30 am Jeremie Fant 11:00 am Pat Herendeen 11:30 am Nyree Zerega

Oct
17
2019

EPICS @ Steppenwolf - The Great Leap

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Students in School of Communication can attend this show at Steppenwolf for free. You are responsible for transportation to and...

Oct
11
2019

Fall Faculty Seminar for New Students

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Today's presenters are: 10:00 am Becky Barak 10:30 am Amy Iler 11:00 am Paul CaraDonna

Oct
4
2019

Fall Faculty Seminar for New Students

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Today's presenters are: 10:00 am Louise Egerton-Warburton 10:30 am Krissa Skogen 11:00 am Andrea Kramer

Jun
21
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Tim Crews

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Tim Crews of the Land Institute will present his research to the PBC community! This is a rescheduled event.

Jun
5
2019

Public Dissertation Defense: Lynnaun Johnson

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Lynnaun Johnson, PhD, presents his dissertation to the public. Congratulations Dr. Johnson!

May
31
2019

Writers Panel - Development Central

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Join industry guests from Sundance, NBC Universal, The Lark, and National New Play Network as they discuss the Development process....

May
31
2019

Writers Panel - Development Central

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Join industry guests from Sundance, NBC Universal, The Lark, and National New Play Network as they discuss the Development process....

May
31
2019

Writers Panel - Development Central

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Join industry guests from Sundance, NBC Universal, The Lark, and National New Play Network as they discuss the Development process....

May
31
2019

Writers Panel - Development Central

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Join industry guests from Sundance, NBC Universal, The Lark, and National New Play Network as they discuss the Development process....

May
31
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar, Dr. Holly Jones

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Holly Jones from NIU will be giving a seminar on her research.

May
24
2019

MS thesis defense: Marie Faust

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Marie Faust will defend her MS Thesis to the PBC community.

Apr
26
2019

PhD Public Defense: Jessa Finch

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Jessa Finch will present her successful dissertation defense to the PBC community! Congratulations Jessa!

Apr
19
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Susan Deans and Adrienne Ernst

Apr
12
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar: Lauren Ponisio

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr Lauren Ponisio from UC Riverside, "Understanding the landscape and species characteristics that promote population and community resistance is essential...

Apr
3
2019

Conversations with the President

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by EPICS

Conversations with the President are opportunities for President Morton Schapiro to discuss key issues facing the University with staff, faculty,...

Mar
22
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Lea Richardson and Justin Bain

Mar
15
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar: CANCELLED

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Tim Crews from The Land Institute. Topic: sustainable agriculture

Mar
8
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PhD candidate Anita Cisternas-Fuentes will present updates on her research to the PBC community. "Plant breeding system and primary pollinator...

Mar
1
2019

MS Thesis Defense

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Kat Andrews will defend her MS Thesis titled "Precipitation Frequency Negatively Impacts Plant Survivorship, Growth, Phenology, and Herbivory in Oenothera...

Feb
22
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Ann Sakai from UC Irvine, topic: Plant mating systems evolution

Feb
15
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Katie Wenzell, "Floral trait divergence and genetic structure in Castilleja (Orobanchaceae)" and Colby Witherup Wood "Using relative evolutionary rates to...

Feb
8
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Anita Cisternas-Fuentes

Nov
30
2018

Guest Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PBC Alum M. Kate Gallagher will present her research to the PBC community. Experimental environmental change alters plant–pollinator interactions and seed...

Nov
16
2018

Guest Speaker Seminar: Hollis Woodard

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest Speaker Dr. Hollis Woodard will present her research to the PBC community. The secret life of bumble bee queens: experimental...

Oct
26
2018

Guest Speaker Seminar: Heather Briggs

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest Speaker Dr. Heather Briggs, Causes and Consequences of Pollinator Foraging Behavior The central theme of my research is to understand how...

Aug
27
2018

Nora Gavin-Smyth MS Thesis Defense

10:00 AM - 11:30 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Nora Gavin-Smyth defends her MS thesis, "Genetic augmentation reduces mate limitation in two rare...

Aug
3
2018

Nathan Lamb, MS Thesis Defense

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us for Nathan Lamb's MS thesis defense, "Investigating the restoration potential of soil seed banks following buckthorn removal"...

Jul
12
2018

Lauren Audi MS Thesis Defense

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

MS student Lauren Audi will defend her thesis "The Breadfruit Odyssey: Genetic Characterization of Caribbean Artocarpus altilis via Collaborative Science"

Jun
8
2018

PhD Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Lea, Adrienne and Rinnie

Jun
1
2018

Jordan Wood, MS Thesis defense

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Jordan Wood will defend his MS thesis to the PBC community.

May
4
2018

Dr. Surangi Punyasena, Guest Speaker

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Surangi Punyasena from University of Illinois will be speaking to the PBC program about their research.

Apr
27
2018

PhD Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Adrienne Ernst will be presenting updates on her research to the PBC community.

Apr
13
2018

Dr. Diane Byers, Guest Speaker

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Diane Byers from Illinois State University will be speaking to the PBC program about their research "Extreme variation in female frequency...

Mar
23
2018

PhD Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Lynnaun Johnson will be updating us on his current research.

Mar
22
2018

Dr Lauren Umek, PhD Defense

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PBC Lauren Umek will be presenting her public defense of her dissertation "Impacts of Restoration and Management on Plant Communities...

Mar
21
2018

Dr Chen Ning, PhD Defense

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PBC student Chen Ning will be presenting his public defense of his dissertation "Diversity, structure, and function of ectomycorrhizal fungal...

Mar
16
2018

Dr. Tom Miller, Guest Speaker

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Tom Miller from Rice University will be speaking to the PBC program about their research.

Mar
1
2018

Speaker Thomas Andrews of the University of Colorado

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

The Environmental Policy and Culture Program along with Alice Kaplan Institute's Environmental Humanities Workshop hosts Thomas Andrews, author of the...

Feb
26
2018

EPICS Industry Connect Night | Theatre

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Calling all students interested in theatre or the arts. This is an excellent opportunity to network, build relationships, and build...

Feb
23
2018

PhD Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Katie and Alicia

Feb
16
2018

Dr. Lee Taylor, Guest Speaker

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Lee Taylor from University of New Mexico will be speaking to the PBC program about their research.

Feb
7
2018

EPICS Connection with Heidi Palarz:

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Heidi Palarz, a five-time Emmy Award winner, has been an accomplished network executive and producer in television and media for...

Jan
29
2018

Kaiyue Zhou, MS Thesis Defense

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PBC MS Student Kaiyue Zhou will present her MS Thesis Defense, Plant species and functional group effects on biogeochemical cycling...

Jan
26
2018

Dr. Erika Edwards, Guest Speaker

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Erika Edwards from Yale University will be speaking to the PBC program about her research.

Jan
12
2018

Elliot Gardner PhD Defense

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Evolutionary transitions: phylogenomics and pollination of Artocarpus (Moraceae)

Jan
11
2018

SoC Internship Info Session

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Join EPICS to gain insight on finding an internship and SOC’s academic internship program. Open to all SoC Majors and...

Dec
14
2017

Kelly Ksiazek Mikenas, PhD Dissertation Defense

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

The potential of green roofs to provide habitat for native plant conservationKelly Ksiazek MikenasPhD Dissertation Defense, Plant Biology and Conservation...

Nov
10
2017

New Student Fall Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Nyree Zerega, Dr. Pat Herendeen, Dr. Andrea Kramer, and Dr. Greg Mueller will present their research to new PBC...

Nov
3
2017

Chris Woolridge MS Thesis Defense

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Chris Woolridge will present his public defense of his MS Thesis

Nov
3
2017

New Student Fall Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Jeremie Fant and Dr. Norm Wickett will present their research to new PBC students.

Oct
20
2017

New Student Fall Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Stuart Wagenius, Dr. Paul CaraDonna, and Marion Cartwright will present their research to new PBC students.

Oct
13
2017

New Student Fall Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Kay Havens, Dr. Louise Egerton-Warburton, and Dr. Amy Iler will present their research to new PBC students.

Oct
6
2017

New Student Fall Seminar

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Krissa Skogen and Dr. Pati Vitt will present their research to new PBC students.

Oct
5
2017

Jacob Zeldin MS Thesis Defense

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Jacob Zeldin will present his public defense of his MS Thesis "FUNCTIONAL COMPOSITION IN PRAIRIE PLANT COMMUNITIES: IMPLICATIONS FORINVASION RESISTANCE,...

Sep
28
2017

SoC Internship Program Info Session

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by EPICS

Join EPICS to gain insight on finding an internship and SOC’s academic internship program.   EPICS Assistant Director/Internship Course Instructor, Funmilayo Ojikutu,...

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